5 miles
Distance
817 ft
Climb
-2,736 ft
Descent
01:42:01
Avg time

Civil Disobedience Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mahoney
    Powell River, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #21970 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

challenging and tight singletrack that starts on the top of a mountain in subalpine like terrain. great views for the first few kms of trail. very demanding and unpleasant climb up an old fire road which is mostly blast rock, loose and unrelentingly steep. expect to walk much of it. the trail begins with another 15 minute hike up to the top. the trail has small trees tightly spaced and lots of jagged rock and off camber rooty slopes so there is no flow to speak of for at least the first third of the trail. it gradually improves and becomes more rideable and becomes an awesome raw wilderness trail, with plenty of jank, some flow and rock rolls and catch-you-out moves. this trail will challenge your skills and fitness and maybe your patience. the climb alone will turn most people well off.

Access Info

Use Inland Lake FSR road and Mahoney road to access top of trail. A bit of a grunt to access but well worth it. The very upper portion of the trail is accessed by A48264 road and a hike a bike through older plantation but you'll be smiling when done! Takes approx. 1.5 to 2.0 hours to get to the top of the trail from bottom of Mahoney road from Inland Lake FSR. Off the top about 50 m stay left to avoid an ATV trail that goes to the right. Awesome views.

More Stats for Civil Disobedience bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,919 ft
  • Altitude min
    543 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,900 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,462 ft
  • Altitude end
    543 ft
  • Grade
    -7.504%
  • Grade max
    -50.047%
  • Grade min
    63.292%
  • Distance climb
    4,762 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    843 ft
  • Avg time
    01:42:01
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on Aug 11, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.3 (14 votes)

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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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      Civil Disobedience Trail Reports

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      Aug 11, 2019 @ 6:49am
      Aug 11, 2019
      Rode it from the top, with a little detour to check out Quaver. The trail is running in excellent condition, not a single tree down! Pleasure to...
      Jul 27, 2019 @ 6:08pm
      Jul 27, 2019
      Road the lower half from burly. Nice shape. There is definitely a more committing rock line put in that goes straight down from burly. Looks raw....
      Jun 30, 2019 @ 11:41am
      Jun 30, 2019
      brutal climb, unrelenting and loose rock most the way. you will see no tire marks or indication (other than trail forks map) that you are going...
      May 30, 2019 @ 7:10am
      May 30, 2019
      reporter All good. Tree still down on hike-a-bike section but no big deal.
      Aug 13, 2018 @ 9:10am
      Aug 13, 2018
      Large tree down across trail maybe 1/3 the way up the hike-a-bike section leading to the lookout. Mint condition apart from that. Appreciate the...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 29 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      • 77 rides
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      9 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag xTwoSnakesx (Aug 16, 2017 at 9:58)
       I definitely recommend riding the new bottom half of this trail while it's running so freshhhh.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag philshep (Oct 16, 2017 at 10:50)
       This trail is magical. Huge kudos to the builders - I really hope more trails pop up in this zone in the future!!
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      flag Rubrewer PRCA (Nov 5, 2017 at 21:16)
       Trails will be popping. Stay tuned.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag philshep (Nov 22, 2017 at 9:42)
       Great to know!
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      flag Blake1 (Jul 27, 2018 at 20:15)
       If comfortably numb is your idea of a good time, this trail is perfect for you. Hike a bike, jank and roots abound. Expect to peddle for 90% of the ridable sections and to walk for at least 3 km between the fsr and the first section of the trail.

      The word flow does not come to mind at any point during this ride. With the exception of a very random berm and double that pops out of nowhere.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag DeepInTheForest SHORE CORPS (Nov 30, 2018 at 11:24)
       Great trail. Natural and raw! Moss-lined technical rocks, roots, and loam highlighted by gnarly, natural technical features reminiscent of The Shore. I would describe it as tech-gnar flow. The descent gradient is ideal for this type of trail, maximizing the fun factor down. One of the longest technical descents out there!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag dirtsquirrel88 (May 7, 2019 at 14:41)
       The comparison to comfortably numb is accurate.

      The trail is a slog to get to, and has several km of hike a bike before the drop in. The views at the lookout are nice, but for a trail with 834m of advertised descent, you finish the trail wondering where that all was..

      The trail is raw, and the lower section after the road is super fun, but I would be surprised if anybody from the sea-to-sky area got to this trail and thought the whole endeavor was worth it once, let alone worth repeating.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag sgrundy2 (Sep 1, 2019 at 18:03)
       Awesome old school trail exactly as described - well done builders - running beautifully- make sure your shocks are nicely tuned.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag rkozsan (Sep 2, 2019 at 19:28)
       Kudos to the builders - nice run. Feels like it's never going to end (in a good way). Definitely a grunt to get to the trailhead, but oh so worth it.
      [Reply]

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